Adult Case

Pt appears withdrawn and guarded after morning rounds with treatment team, when previously patient had happy and alert affect. Staff member engages with patient at which point patient becomes agitated and explosive, yelling, “go away you won’t be here for me anymore so why do you want to talk to me? Quit pretending you care!”

Additional information

Learner

Nursing, Physician

Contributor

UT Cizik Houston

Case Setting

Psychiatric Unit

Specialty

Psychiatry/Mental Health

Room Size

12×12

Language

English